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Mastering XenApp

By : Sunny Jha
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Mastering XenApp

By: Sunny Jha

Overview of this book

Citrix® XenApp® is one of the leading pieces of Application delivery software that delivers Windows compatible apps to users on any device, anywhere. Citrix® XenApp® also gives administrators the ability to manage and control the freedom of mobility by increasing the security and saving costs at the same time. This book will provide you with all the knowledge required to successfully deploy and master a complete Citrix® hosted application. First, it will cover essential concepts of the architecture of XenApp®. You will then learn how to set up Hypervisor and how to set up Infrastructure components. Next you will learn how to Set up Citrix® Components, XenApp® resources, PVS, and Netscaler. We will further look at how to prepare the environment for Rollout. Additionally, you will learn how to configure the Citrix® components such as Citrix® Director. Moreover, you’ll learn about shared desktop for delivery to end users and the application of policies for effective and secure delivery. Finally, you will learn how to implement provisioning services for a Citrix® XenApp® 7.6 environment.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Mastering XenApp
About the Author
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Creating certificates for NetScaler®

In this section, we will be working on how to create a certificate for NetScaler. Later, that certificate can be used for the StoreFront services. The following are the steps:

  1. In order to create the certificate, go to the NetScaler management console and expand Traffic Management and click on SSL:

  2. From SSL Keys, click on Create RSA Key:

  3. It will give you a form to fill up. Enter the details like this:

    • Request file name: StoreFront.key

    • Key size: 2048

    • Public exponent value: F4

    • Key Format

    • PEM Encoding Algorithm

    • PEM Passphrase and Confirm PEM Passphrase

  4. And after this, click on Create. The next step will be to create a certificate signing request. Enter the following information:

    • Request file name: StoreFrontCert.txt

    • Key File name: Browse the key file you created

    • PEM Passphrase (For Encrypted Key): Enter the password which was created in the last step

    • Distinguished name: In this section, you have to mention the details of the location, common name, organization name...